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Cranwell

/ˈkrænwəl/
noun
1.
a village in E England, in Lincolnshire: Royal Air Force College (1920)
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  • The siege began, just such a siege as Cicely had suffered at cranwell Towers.

    The Lady Of Blossholme H. Rider Haggard
  • cranwell is down, though it shall rise again, and Shefton is stolen.

    The Lady Of Blossholme H. Rider Haggard
  • Meanwhile I confirm the words I spoke in my rage at cranwell.

    The Lady Of Blossholme H. Rider Haggard
  • For the first three days of that time little of note had happened at cranwell Towers; that is, no assault was delivered.

    The Lady Of Blossholme H. Rider Haggard
  • The Abbot sat in the little room of a cottage at cranwell that he had occupied during the siege of the Towers.

    The Lady Of Blossholme H. Rider Haggard
  • Rain was falling heavily when the Abbot, with his escort of two monks and half-a-dozen men-at-arms, rode up to cranwell.

    The Lady Of Blossholme H. Rider Haggard
  • "I am not so sure," and again she passed her hand across her eyes, as she had done in that dreadful dawn at cranwell.

    The Lady Of Blossholme H. Rider Haggard
  • Why, Nurse, they told me that you said it would be so, yonder amid the ashes of cranwell Towers.

    The Lady Of Blossholme H. Rider Haggard
  • If she needs my company she must come for it to cranwell Towers, for I'll not seek hers while you are away.

    The Lady Of Blossholme H. Rider Haggard
  • To-night there will be fire in the Abbey—such fire as fell on cranwell Towers.

    The Lady Of Blossholme H. Rider Haggard

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